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Today's News

  • Salem Speedway: Firecracker 200 Unofficial Results

    Unofficial Results: Papa John’s Firecracker 200

    Salem Speedway, Salem, Indiana, Saturday, July 3, 2010

  • Call shows importance of 911

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - It obviously could’ve been much worse.

        Kaitlyn Yates, 13, is babysitting her two younger siblings on Spring Break and finds a would-be burglar in her kitchen.

        After a quick call to her mother Kaitlyn called 9-1-1. Kaitlyn did the right thing.

        According to the experts, she also did it very well.

        Bullitt County Dispatch supervisor Carla Johnson praised Kaitlyn for offering vital information that helped dispatchers and police help her.

  • BULLITT COUNTY ROADWORK: Week of July 5

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Highway District 5 reports the following roadwork scheduled in Bullitt County for the week of July 5:

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    Bullitt County:

    KY 480 (Cedar Grove Road): Lane closures and delays possible between KY 61 and KY 1604 (mile points 0.0 and 5.1) for roadway resurfacing. Lane closures are scheduled weeknights from 7 p.m. until 5 a.m.

  • Bullitt County Public Library to unveil new Lebanon Junction branch

        The Bullitt County Public Library will be hosting a grand opening event on Sunday, July 11, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. when the new Lebanon Junction branch will be unveiled to the public.  

        A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 1:30. Afterward, patrons will be allowed to tour the recently constructed facility, which features meeting space, a study room, activity areas, and an outdoor reading area.

        The new facility has been stocked with thousands of new books, CDs and DVDs.

  • COYLE'S CORNER
  • Budget approved with final changes

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - With some final recommendations from the state Department of Local Government, Bullitt Fiscal Court has approved its 2010-11 budget.

        The budget will exceed $16.4 million thanks to over $1 million in carryover funds from the current fiscal year.

        After state officials saw a couple of changes, Bullitt Fiscal Court members instructed that those alterations be made.

  • KSP Warns Of Telephone Fundraising Scams

        FRANKFORT - Citizens throughout the Commonwealth should be on guard for telephone solicitations requesting donations for the benefit of the Kentucky State Police.

        According to Lt. David Jude, commander of the KSP Media Relations Branch, the agency has received numerous reports from individuals throughout the state regarding efforts to raise funds for the families of fallen troopers or to purchase drug dogs for schools.

  • Post-election analysis always right on point

        Wow.

        That’s the reaction many probably had when looking at the reports from last Tuesday’s primary election.

        The biggest surprise was not that Martha Weaver Knox won the Democratic nomination for jailer.

        It was the margin in which she won.

        The biggest disappointment was that Bullitt Countians had two opportunities to have somone on the fall general election ballot for the state Senate seat but failed to nominate either candidate.

  • BE duo helps Kentucky split with Indiana’s best

        LOUISVILLE - A big turnaround in just 24-hours isn’t the normal in high school basketball circles, but the Kentucky All-Stars performed the slight of hand to perfection last week, reversing an opening loss to Indiana on Friday to beat the best from the north 94-87 in overtime on Saturday in Indianapolis.

        In the first game Friday, at Bellarmine University, the Kentucky All-Stars had an early advantage, but couldn’t hold it, falling 93-83.

  • State must look at itself to make cuts like others

        State agencies must continue to look at cutting the fat in their budgets.

        That message was clearly sent once again as the new two-year budget was finally approved by the General Assembly last week.

        A perfect example of an agency that has  taken the proverbial bull by the horns and made cuts has been the state administrative office of the courts.

        The cuts in personnel at the state level have been accomplished with relatively minor affects on the local operations.